Kim Kelly

The contributor responsible for most of Noisey's coverage of blastbeats, black metal, and bad vibes. 

To Hell And Back

Why I Booked an Anti-Fascist Metal Festival

Fest organiser (and Noisey metal editor) Kim Kelly explains how Black Flags Over Brooklyn 2019 is both a labour of love and a call to action.
Kim Kelly
1.25.19
To Hell And Back

The Metal Albums That Are Going to Get Us Through 2019

A look at some of the metal world's most anticipated releases, plus killer new tunes from Jucifer, Devil Master, Mar, Sanhedrin, and more!
Kim Kelly
1.14.19
To Hell And Back

What Does a Metalhead Wear to a Funeral?

Sometimes an all-black wardrobe is more of a curse than a blessing (plus new tunes from Blackrat, High Cost, Dropdead, and more).
Kim Kelly
11.30.18
To Hell And Back

A Fake Band Using Facebook to Scam Europe Is as 2018 as It Gets

In an era of "FAKE NEWS," does a great rock 'n' roll swindle matter? (Plus, new tunes from Ulthar, 1914, Necrowitches, and more).
Kim Kelly
11.16.18
Premieres

This New Compilation Wants to Share Mongolian Folk Metal With the World

Stream 'Sound of the Raging Steppe,' a new compilation of five Mongolian and Kazakh folk-influenced heavy metal bands.
Kim Kelly
11.15.18
To Hell And Back

US Electoral Politics Are Still Bad, But Metal Is Still Good

The post-midterms glow isn't doing much for me, but Völur, Eye of Nix, and new tunes from Sarparast, Snot Goblin, Arête, and Bog Body sure are.
Kim Kelly
11.12.18
Premieres

Icelandic Post-Punks Kaelan Mikla Go Dark on Their New LP

Stream the otherworldly trio's euphoric, Cure-approved new album, 'Nótt eftir nótt'
Kim Kelly
11.9.18
To Hell And Back

Halloween Is for Heavy Metal Lovers

Whether you're gore-obsessed or looking to haunt a London dungeon, Halloween belongs to the heshers (also, check out new tunes from Without, Northumbria, Integrity, Druj, and more!).
Kim Kelly
11.2.18
To Hell And Back

Fuck Nazi Metal Sympathy

On North Jersey's Nazi metal problem, and those fighting for a better scene (plus new tunes from Holy Grove, Glacial Tomb, Pijn, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.26.18
Premieres

Country Outlaw Whitey Morgan's New LP Is Steeped in Bourbon and the Blues

Stream the honky-tonk hellraiser's latest album, 'Hard Times and White Lines,' out October 26 via via Thirty Tigers
Kim Kelly
10.25.18
Interviews

Hardcore Legends Racetraitor Are on a Mission to Defeat White Supremacy

Stream the reunited, militantly anti-racist Chicago metallic hardcore partisans' new album, '2042,' and read our in-depth interview with vocalist Mani Mostofi.
Kim Kelly
10.15.18
To Hell And Back

Heavy Metal Can Help You Survive Anything

Or, how riffs can help us cope in a post-Kavanaugh world (plus new tunes from Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Iron Reagan, Cloud Rat, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.12.18
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